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Watermelon Marijuana Strain Overview

Watermelon is a heavy indica that’s the perfect treat to cap off the night. Watermelon is an indica-dominant marijuana strain (typically 80/20) that is known for having thick, dense nuggets, similar to Granddaddy Purple. The flavor is that of berries and grape, with a similar smell that lingers in the room well after a smoke …

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Study: Cannabinoids Reverse the Effects of Stress on Neurocognitive Performance

A new study published in the July, 2016 issue of the journal Learning & Memory, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids reverse the effects of stress on neurocognitive performance in young adults. “Early life stress (ES) significantly increases predisposition to psychopathologies [mental illness or mental distress]”, states …

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Cannabis May Provide Resillience Against Stress-Related Patholigies, According to New Study

Maintaining “robust” encendocannabinoid signaling – which can be done through through the intake of cannabinoids – may provide protection against stress and stress-related disorders, according to a new study published in the journal Seminars in Immunology, and published online by the National Institute of Health. According to the study, “CB1 receptor-endocannabinoid signaling is activated by …

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New Study: Cannabis May Treat Stress-Related Illnesses Such as Depression

A study published in this month’s issue of the British Journal of Pharmacology has found that cannabis may treat stress-related illnesses “with a neuroinflammatory component”, such as depression. For the study researchers conducted various experiments with animal models (in this instance, rats) and found that activating certain cannabinoid receptors was successful in reversing the inflammatory …

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